David de Rothschild

The Plastiki sets sail…

Article: The Plastiki sets sail…

David de Rothschild, host of Sundance Channel’s ECO-TRIP, is no stranger to adventure: he’s traveled to both poles, and was part of a team that broke the record for crossing the Greenland ice cap. On Saturday, he set off on another adventure: de Rothschild and crew sailed out of San Francisco on the Plastiki, a 60 ft. catamaran built primarily from recycled plastics (including 12,000 bottles).

Plastiki + Earthship = Landlord Independent

Article: Plastiki + Earthship = Landlord Independent

David de Rothschild’s Plastiki is a seaworthy boat made from reclaimed plastic bottles. Michael Reynolds’ Earthships (the subject of the documentary GARBAGE WARRIOR) are homes built from reclaimed materials, and designed to provide basic needs for the homeowner: energy, food, water, and waste disposal. Put the two together, and you get the Landlord Independent, a…

David de Rothschild's Adventure Ecology hosts SMART Art competition

Article: David de Rothschild's Adventure Ecology hosts SMART Art competition

What’s David de Rothschild doing when he’s not building plastic boats, or tracking down the lifecycles of everyday products? Well, in one case, he’s judging artwork. de Rothschild’s Adventure Ecology, its Sculpt the Future Foundation, and the Lincart Gallery in San Francisco are hosting the SMART Art — Trash into Treasure exhibit through June 27th.

Learn more about the exhibits at SMART Art…

Eco Scavenger Hunt

Article: Eco Scavenger Hunt

Sundance Channel and Subaru are kicking off the new original series ECO TRIP and want to send you and a guest on the ultimate eco-adventure! Enter the Eco-scavenger Hunt Sweepstakes now for a chance to explore one of the country’s greenest destinations – the Sundance Resort – nestled in the mountains of Utah. Explore the…